Books

Bright, Talented, and Black: A Guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners
Joy Lawson Davis
What does it really mean to be gifted and African American in the U.S. today? What do parents and teachers of gifted black students need to know to help students explore their potential, thrive in school and life.

Empowering Gifted Minds: Educational Advocacy That Works
Barbara Gilman
Empowering Gifted Minds discusses the many questions parents ask (or should ask!) in the years after learning their child is gifted, offering answers, ideas, and sometimes, more questions to ask.

Exceptionally Gifted Children
Marcia Gross
A fascinating study of a small group of exceptionally gifted (IQ>160) children, Gross follows these children over 20 years, and includes extensive details about their interests, family background, progress through school, and social and emotional as well as academic status.

Good Friends Are Hard to Find: Help Your Child Find, Make, and Keep Friends
Fred Frankel and Barry Wetmore
A step by step guide to 'what's age appropriate' for play, and how parents can make rules for kids to keep them moving in the direction of making and keeping friends. Good for shy kids and kids who seem to not get those unwritten social rules, or kids who have to deal with agemates that seem alien to them.

The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them
Elaine Aron
Highly sensitive children (HSCs) are born deeply reflective, sensitive to the subtle, and easily overwhelmed. These qualities can make for smart, conscientious, creative children, but with the wrong parenting or schooling, they can become unusually shy or timid, or begin acting out. HSCs are often mislabeled as overly inhibited, fearful, or “fussy,” or classified as “problem children”

Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults
Susan Daniels & Michael M. Piechowski
Do you know an intense gifted child?  You must read this book!  An easy-to-read volume for parents, teachers, psychologists, everyone dealing with the gifted child, that explains the inexplicable, and guides us all in guiding the growth and development of our gifted children.

Parent's Guide to IQ Testing and Gifted Education / (Kindle edition)
David Palmer
Great introduction to IQ testing and gifted children.  Answers your questions, from Why test? to What do the scores mean? and What about scores of twice exceptional children?  Every parent entering the gifted education world should read this book.

Raising Topsy-Turvy Kids: Successfully Parenting Your Visual-Spatial Child
Alexandra Shires Golon

Upside-Down Brilliance: The Visual-Spatial Learner
Linda Kreger Silverman
The gifts of the right hemisphere... Adults and children alike will find in this book an opening to hidden abilities they may not even know they have.

The Unwritten Rules of Friendship: Simple Strategies to Help Your Child Make Friends
Natalie Madorsky Elman & Eileen Kennedy-Moore
With chapters including The Vulnerable Child, The Intimidating Child, The Different Drummer, The Little Adult, and The Pessimistic Child, among others, this is a great tool for parents to help their gifted kids learn and understand the subtle art if being a friend!

Spotlight on 2e Booklets
2e Twice-Exceptional Newsletter
Spotlight on 2e is a series of easy-to-read, information-rich booklets on 2e topics, that answer all the tough questions, and provide a terrific set of resources for additional information.

Organizations

2e Newsletter
 Bi-monthly in electronic form for those whoraise, educate, and counsel high-ability (gifted) children who also have learning challenges
City, State, Postal Code

PG Retreat
A organization for families with profoundly gifted children, sponsoring an annual retreat.
 

Hoagies Gifted
The all-things-gifted site, full of resources, articles, books and links to help and support parents, teachers, and gifted children alike. 
 

Council for Exceptional Children
The premier association for special education professionals.

Davidson Gifted Institute
The Davidson Institute's mission is to recognize, nurture and support profoundly intelligent young people and to provide opportunities for them.

Gifted Development Center
A non-profit organization in Westminster, Colorado that focuses on assessments and resources for the gifted community. 

National Association for Gifted Children
NAGC's mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research. 

SENG (Serving The Emotional Needs of The Gifted) 
SENG’s mission is to empower families and communities to guide gifted and talented individuals to reach their goals: intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually.

Gifted Development Center
A non-profit organization in Westminster, Colorado that focuses on assessments and resources for the gifted community. 

Uniquely Gifted
a collection of resources for families with gifted/special needs children and professionals who work with them. 

Understood
Understood was created by 15 nonprofit organizations to help parents of children with learning and attention issues.

Wrightslaw
Wrightslaw is the leading website about special education law and advocacy with thousands of articles, cases, and free resources about special needs.

SPD ( Sensory Processing Disorder) Network
STAR Institute is the premier
treatment, research and education
center for children and adults with
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). This includes feeding disorders and other disorders with sensory issues such as autism and ADHD.

TECA (Twice Exceptional Children's Advocacy
(TECA) is a 501 (c)3 founded in 2003 by a group of parents seeking to identify, support and unite twice exceptional (2e) students and their families.

National Resource Center on AD/HD: A Program of CHADD
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national nonprofit organization that improves the lives of people affected by ADHD through education, advocacy, and support.

Neag Center of Gifted Education and Talent Development 
Studies focusing on meeting the needs of gifted and talented youth have received national and international attention for over 40 years.

OASIS (Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support)@ MAAP  
OASIS provides resources for families, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Asperger Syndrome, Autism, and Pervasive Develomental Disorder / Not Otherwise Specified. (PDD/NOS)

The OCD Foundation 
The mission of the International OCD Foundation is to help everyone affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives.

 

 

 

Articles 

The 2E Dilemma: Understanding and Educating the Twice Exceptional Child, by Areva D. Martin, Esq.

An Anomaly: Parenting a Twice Exceptional Girl, by Kiesa Kay 

Apps for Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities

Asperger's Syndrome Guide For Teachers, by the parents of OASIS Asperger Syndrome Forum, compiled and edited by Elly Tucker 

Building the Bond between Fathers and Kids with Learning Difficulties, by Melinda Sacks  

Central Auditory Processing Disorder: What It Is & How To Manage It

Dual Exceptionalities, by Colleen Willard-Holt

Enabling Our Children, by Deborah Thorpe 

Fighting Guilt, by Charlotte Riggle 

Gifted and Learning Disabled: A Neuropsychologist’s Perspective,by Nadia Webb and Antara Dietrich

Gifted and Learning Disabled: Twice-Exceptional Students, by Dawn Beckley

Gifted But Learning Disabled: A Puzzling Paradox, by Susan Baum

Gifted Children with Asperger's Syndrome, by Maureen Neihart 

Gifted Children with Learning Disabilities: A Review of the Issue, by Linda Brody and Carol Mills

Giftedness And Learning Disabilities, by C. June Maker and Ann Jo Udall

If Gifted = Asynchronous Development, then Gifted/Special Needs = Asynchrony Squared, by Lee Singer 

Imagine Teaching Robin Williams — Twice-Exceptional Children in Your School, by Carolyn Cosmos 

The Mythology of Learning, a series of articles written for 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter by Bridges Academy

No One Said It was Easy — Challenges of Parenting Twice-Exceptional Children, by Linda C. Neumann, Gifted Education Communicator (Fall/Winter 2006)  

The Process of Discovery: Finding Out Why Your Child is Struggling, by Karen J. Foli

Strategies for Teaching Twice-Exceptional Students, by Susan Winebrenner, 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter (October, 2003)

The Ten Commandments I Teach By: Optimizing Success for 2e Learners, by Susan Baum, 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter (August, 2005)

Tips for Parents: Homeschooling Twice-exceptional Children, by Meredith Warshaw

Twice-exceptional Students: Who Are They and What Do They Need? by Micaela Bracamonte

What Can We Learn from a Tale of Two Cities? by Linda C. Neumann

Which Is It? Asperger's Syndrome or Giftedness? Defining the Difference, by Cindy Little, Gifted Child Today (Winter, 2002)

Free Downloads

A Guidebook for Twice-Exceptional Students: Supporting the Achievement of Gifted Students with Special Needs

Gifted and Learning Disabled: A Handbook

The Paradox of Twice-Exceptionality: Packet of Information for Professionals – 2nd Edition (PIP-2)

Supporting the Identification and Achievement of the Twice-Exceptional Student: Frequently Asked Questions

The Twice-Exceptional Dilemma

Twice-Exceptional Students, Gifted Students with Disabilities: An Introductory Resource Book

Twice-Exceptional: Students with both Gifts and Challenges or Disabilities